Category Archives: mobile video
GoldSpot Media announced the release of it’s new mobile advertising service today. It doesn’t have the friendliest name ever, but miAPI(R) is an API set for developers who want to insert interactive adsinto their apps on iPhone, J2ME, BREW, Android, Symbian S60, RIM and Windows Mobile 6+
GoldSpot specialises in mobile video advertisingthat incorporates click-to-action. The [...]
There were several 3G announcements for the Indian market today – all connected with Alcatel-Lucent. The city of Mumbai will be seeing long awaited 3G service from Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) in assocation with Alcatel-Lucent. At the same time, the company announced it has been chosen by Indian wireless operator Unitech Wireless to create [...]
We reported last month that AT&T were asking Apple to ban an upcoming application. The Slingplayer iPhone app would let users access satellite or digital TV on their iPhone. Apparently the pressure from AT&T worked to a limited extent, as the app has been released – but it only works across WiFi, and not 3G.
Slingplayer works through [...]
Google study suggests mobile search has “arrived”, but mobile browser search is a very different thing
Spotted over at Media Post, Google has announced results from a recent study into mobile search patterns. The search giant has announced that the mobile search behavior on iPhone and Android phones has changed to the point where mobile search is as successful as on-line search. But is Google looking too narrowly at smartphone searches? [...]
Azuki Systems has received USD 6 million in additional financing from Sigma Partners and Kepha Partners.
Azuki founded in 2007 and focuses on technology in media – video, community services for brands. The additional funding will be pumped into the mobile web for applications on browser based mobile channels.
From the press release:
“The team at Azuki, [...]
Movius Interactive Corporation today announced that Telefónica Empresas has chosen it’s IP Video Conferencing Solution for Argentina. The platform allows any device with an Internet connection and a camera to enter into a video conference with any other device.
From the release:
“We are extremely proud that Telefónica Empresas has chosen to use our product in Argentina,” [...]
According to a report yesterday, Apple has banned the upcoming Slingplayer mobile video application from the iPhone App Store. Sling has been careful to ensure that it’s app adheres to all the Apple guidelines for applications. So why has it been banned? If the tipster is to be believed, simply because AT&T asked them to.
I scpoke to a blogger recently and he dissed any mobile video live streaming service – saying that the market was already owned by Qik. I disagreed at the time and said that Flixwagon and Next2Friends had potential.
He said that both had focused so much on two dead markets. I asked him what they were [...]
Koreans have plenty to be excited about. On tuesday we reported how Nokia is launching it’s first 3G phone in the country. Well today South Korean carrier KTF has new a hundred times more important: a robotic vacuum cleaner that you control through a 3G mobile phone.
The CW100 robot connects to your phone through a [...]
Vantrix has announced it has been appointed to the dotMobi Advisory Group Steering Committee. Vantrix is a mobile content optimisation company based out of Montreal. It’s aim is to be able to take multimedia from any source, and optimise it for delivery to any network.
The creation of Vantrix was a result of Japanese mobile [...]
Mobile video app developer Metranome today announced a new white label video app service. Poptiq Powered lets content owners create mobile video apps exclusively for their brand. The service is available on iPhone, Android and Blackberry and has launched with two partners. The iPhone video apps for DadLabs and 60Frames are available from the App [...]
RipCode unveiled it’s new TransAct Monetizer at CTIA today. RipCode specialises in on-the-fly video transcoding – so that a piece of video content (for example) can be recoded by RipCode and distributed to any mobile phone user who wants to view it. This removes the need to store a huge number of differently pre-coded video [...]
Traditional TV viewing figures are taking a dive, thanks to content on mobiles and on-line. Endemol has taken steps to combat this. The media company has announced a partnership with embedded advertising specialist MirriAd. The companies will be editing advertising content into digital videos, to make sure that viewers will still see ads, even if [...]